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Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.

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Get to Know Matt LeBlanc in 10 Videos

How you doin,’ Matt LeBlanc? The Friends and Episodes star has been announced as a co-host of BBC AMERICA’s Top Gear alongside Britain’s Chris Evans. A major car and motorcycle enthusiast, LeBlanc has already appeared on Top Gear twice, posting the fastest lap time ever for a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car, and he […]

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Lady Gaga to Perform David Bowie Grammy Tribute

Lady Gaga will pay tribute to her idol David Bowie at the upcoming Grammys on February 15, the New York Times is reporting. The Grammys had been scrambling to find a way to pay their respects to the iconic Bowie, who passed away last month, and they found their solution in the chameleonic Gaga, who’d […]

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WATCH: Who Should You Thank in Your Acceptance Speech?

The EE British Academy Film Awards air Sunday, February 14 at 7:30 pm ET on BBC AMERICA, and we’ve been thinking. What do you say when your name is called, and you’re up at the podium, your mind completely blank from surprise and anxiety? Who should you thank first? Anglophenia’s Georgie Okell asked award season […]

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Michelle Gomez to Join Richard Coyle in ‘The Collection’

Doctor Who fans know her as Missy, but the masterfully talented Michelle Gomez has a new role in the pipeline. Deadline is reporting that Gomez will join Richard Coyle in Amazon’s The Collection, a post-WWII period piece set in Paris’ glamorous fashion scene. (Savvy fans will recognize that Gomez is married to Jack Davenport, Coyle’s […]

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Sundance Diary, Day Three: ‘Love & Friendship’ and More

One of the most eagerly awaited titles at this year’s Sundance was Whit Stillman‘s 1790s-set period drama Love & Friendship, an adaptation of Jane Austen‘s early unfinished novella Lady Susan. In the film, scheming widow Lady Susan (played by Kate Beckinsale) decides to pay an extended visit to her in-laws’ estate with the purpose of […]

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Sundance Diary, Day Two: ‘Pleasure. Love.’

In the more than 100 films that screen at Sundance each year, it’s easy for the more contemplative pieces to get lost among the louder, showier entries. I’m so glad I stumbled upon Pleasure. Love., a Beijing-set romantic riddle directed by Yao Huang. This is a fascinating film that will reward repeat viewings, as patient […]

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Sundance Diary, Day One: Seeing ‘Other People’

And so we’ve finished our first 24 hours at the Sundance Film Festival. I’m someone who’s attended six San Diego Comic-Cons, so I’m used to the mad rush for panels and screenings. But this festival is a whole different animal. Set against a backdrop of Park City, Utah, with its ski resorts and snow-capped vistas, […]

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WATCH: Dennis Haysbert on ‘Undercover’

Silence, please. Dennis Haysbert is speaking. With his rich, basso profundo voice, we’d listen to this man recite the alphabet. (And he did, during BBC AMERICA’s Television Critics Association presentation earlier this month. The audience swooned.) The actor is coming to BBCA this spring in the drama Undercover, co-starring Tony winner Sophie Okonedo and Adrian […]

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